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A day of celebration of Olivier Wevers | Rose Dennis | In Good Company

It was a day of celebration Saturday for ballet star Olivier Wevers. Friends gathered to celebrate Wevers 40th birthday, his recent retirement from Pacific Northwest Ballet and his continuing role as Artistic Director for Whim W’him.


Vogue Front Row Fashion show benefits Moyer Foundation

The Bellevue Collection and the Kemper Freeman family raised $61,325 for The Moyer Foundation during Fashion Week 2014.


Neiman Marcus shows ‘Fall Must Haves’

Neiman Marcus Bellevue celebrated its fifth anniversary Sept. 18 with great style. Beautiful "Fall Must Haves" were on display at a runway show.


Diane von Furstenberg visits new boutique at BelSquare

The beautiful and iconic global fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg recently visited the Bellevue Collection to officially open her new DVF boutique.

Fundraising helps schools, Poncho, ‘The Hutch’ and SIFF | In Good Company | In Good Company | Rose Dennis

The Bellevue Schools Foundation Spring for Schools luncheon at Meydenbauer Center was packed May 26 with more than 1000 guests who gave $555,000 to support the Bellevue School District. This is extremely crucial as our state ranks 42nd in the country for per capita student spending.

Not-to-be-missed events in fashion, philanthropy

I am looking forward to the 8th Annual Fashion First runway show Sept. 15 at the ShowBox SODO. My friend Joan Kelly, a.k.a. “The Shoe Lady” is the powerhouse behind this annual event, which is designed to showcase Seattle and Eastside independent fashion retailers, designers, stylists, educators, and students in a presentation that will showcase fall trends.

Celebration on Saturday to help sick kids | Rose Dennis | In Good Company

Camp Korey’s annual harvest celebration Grow will take place on Saturday evening at Carnation Farm.

Getting ready for PONCHO’s Wine Auction | Rose Dennis, In Good Company

Philanthropists Chap and Eve Alvord opened up their beautiful home the evening of March 29 to celebrate the upcoming PONCHO 20th Wine Auction on May 14 at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel. One of the Alvord favorite pastimes is collecting art: Glass artists Dale Chihuly, Robert Morris, Anna Skibska, Dante Maroni, Lino Tagliapetra, to name a few; along with paintings created by Northwest artist Kenneth Callahan.

Fall fashion takes stage in Bellevue at Vogue show

Cara Crowley, market stylist and associate director of events with Vogue Magazine and Lawrence Zarian, lifestyle expert, television personality, and author, hosted Vogue Fashion Show during Bellevue Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection on Sept. 28.

Who should open the door? | Ask Rose

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10 Grands concert draws awes, dollars | Rose Dennis, In Good Company

The 4th Annual Ten Grands concert took place on April 1 to a sold out performance of 2500 at Benaroya Hall in Seattle. Kathy Fahlman DeWalt, Ten Grands Executive Producer and Eastside resident shared that “this annual concert has become one of the top concerts in Seattle!”

Roberts named winner of 2014 Independent Designer Runway Show

Local fashion designer Deborah Roberts won this week’s 2014 Independent Designer Runway Show during Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection for her collection Silvae.

Artful Evening raises $685,000 for Bellevue Arts Museum | Rose Dennis | In Good Company

More than 400 patrons attended Artful Evening benefiting the Bellevue Arts Museum on July 27 Wednesday night, raising over $685,000. The event has grown to be BAM’s largest, single fundraising activity.

And the Emmy goes to …

The 48th Annual 2011 Regional Emmy Awards shined at the Snoqualmie Casino earlier this month with 140 recipients from TV stations in Washington, Alaska, Oregon, Montana and Idaho. It was a star-studded night.

Fashion’s Night Out to showcase fall trends | Rose Dennis | In Good Company

Fashion's Night Out (FNO) has grown into a global event, now being hosted in over 100 cities and 15 countries. From Manhattan to Milan, Bellevue to Sydney, fashion events will be taking place from 6-10 p.m. Sept. 8. On the Eastside, The Shops at the Bravern and The Bellevue Collection are planning many in-store fashionable events.

Students show their fashion collections | Rose Dennis | In Good Company

Fashion Design students from The International Academy of Design and Technology debuted their collections Sept. 30 at the Imagine Fashion Show at Benaroya Hall.

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Mirror ball trophy and ballet stars

Wine + food means a fun party for all

Washington Wines Festival 20th Annual Wine Weekend was a FUN party for all. I attended the Magnum Tasting and Winemaker dinner at Waterfront Seafood Grill along with the Vinolution 14 party at the SAMA Olympic Sculpture Park on Friday evening.

Evening of Hope raises $495,000 | In Good Company | The Scene

Seattle Hotel Association’s 17th annual “Evening of Hope” Gala was held on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel’s Spanish Ballroom.

Calling all wine lovers | Dream weekend offers tastes and travel| Rose Dennis | In Good Company

If you love wine, now is the time to consider attending the Auction of Washington Wines three-day event to benefit Seattle Children’s uncompensated care program and the Washington Wine Education Foundation.